Join us Sept 15, 2018

Enjoy Classic Boats and Craft Beer

Join us September 15, 2018 at 2pm for the 7th annual installation of Hops and Props in Downtown Manistee

A Signature Manistee Event featuring classic wooden boats and Michigan Craft beer, cider and wine. Taste your way through over 100 beers from 35 Michigan Breweries, an assortment of Classic Century Boats, as well as new boats to get you out on the water while listening to great local music. Must be 21+ to attend.

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Time until the 7th Annual Hops and Props in Downtown Manistee








Ticket includes a Hops & Props glass (approximately 6 ounces) and 5 beer samples.
Additional drink tickets can be bought for $1 a piece.

Local Pre-Sale Tickets $20 | Online $22 | Day of $25 | Designated Driver $5

2017 Event Details & Brewery List * 2018 Coming Soon!

Following the event, the fun continues as local restaurants have their taps taken over by featured breweries from the Beer Festival.


Bluefish Kitchen & Bar
TJ’s Pub
River Street Station
Famous Flynns Craft Pizza and Beer House
The Fillmore of Manistee


2017 Brewery Listing


  • Arbor Brewing Company
  • Atwater Beer
  • Bee Well Meadery
  • Bell’s Brewery
  • Big Hart Brewing Co
  • Blake’s Hard Cider Co
  • Boatyard Brewing Company
  • Douglas Valley Winery
  • Ellison Brewery + Spirits
  • Farmhaus Cider
  • Founders Brewing Co
  • Iron Fish Distillery
  • Latitude 42 Brewing Company
  • Liberty Street Brewing Company
  • Loves Wines Winery of Ludington
  • Ludington Bay Brewing Company
  • The Mitten Brewing Co
  • Mountain Town Brewing Co
  • New Holland Brewing
  • Perrin Brewing Co
  • Ridge Cider Company
  • Right Brain Brewery
  • ROAK Brewing Co
  • Rochester Mills Beer Co
  • Saugatuck Brewing Company
  • Short’s Brewing Company
  • Starving Artist Brewing Co
  • Stormcloud Brewing Company
  • Tapistry Brewing
  • Uncle John’s Hard Cider
  • Virtue Cider

These great lodging properties in the Manistee area are offering 2 FREE admission tickets (based on double occupancy) with overnight stays for Hops and Props.


Inn at the Alpine – Hops & Props Weekend

Enjoy your weekend at Hops & Props on the River and the Inn at the Alpine!  Lodging for 2 includes a continental breakfast and 2 tickets to Hops & Props on September 16th in downtown Manistee; All for just $120+tax for one night. Call 231-889-4281 and mention “Visit Manistee County” to apply the savings.
Visit their website for more information:

Bitter End – Premiere Event Sponsors


Growler – Event Sponsors


Starboard & Port – Event Sponsors